Valley National Bank Appoints Joseph DeLuca To Long Island and New York City, Home Loan Consultant

WAYNE, N.J. - Thursday, August 31, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Jospeh DeLuca to Home Loan Consultant for the Long Island and New York City region.

Mr. DeLuca brings over 29 years of experience specializing in construction and renovation lending to his new role at Valley. He is responsible for the growth of Valley’s residential and construction lending portfolio in the Huntington Station region. Through a vast network of referral partners including real estate professionals, financial planners and construction professionals, he will enhance Valleys current residential mortgage and construction portfolio.

“We have high expectations for Joseph and are excited to have him join our team," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "He is an experienced and highly successful professional, and we are confident he will flourish in his new role.”

Mr. DeLuca is a Pinktie 1000 member, a non-profit organization in the real estate community which raises funds for cancer research in local communities in Long Island. He is also a member of the Long Island based LIBI and the National Home Builders Institute. He can be reached at 631-334-5475 or by email at jdeluca@valleynationalbank.com.

Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with approximately $23 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates over 200 branch locations in northern and central New Jersey, the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, and Florida. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey with Executive Offices in Manhattan and West Palm Beach. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley’s corporate citizenship philosophy. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit a convenient branch location, www.valleynationalbank.com or call our Customer Service Team at 800-522-4100.